by Robert Klein | Wed, Aug 17th 5:45am EDT
Saltalamacchia went 1-for-2 with a walk and his 11th home run of the season in the Tigers 6-1 loss to the Royals. The homer was one of only three hits for the Tigers in the loss.
He now has 11 homers in just 61 games but is batting just .200 on the season. He got the start at first base with Miguel Cabrera out day-to-day with a left bicep strain.